Eastern Courier

High profile speakers coming to TEDx

Rene Naufahu, who played Sam Aleni on Shortland Street, will be one of the speakers at TEDxManukau on June 11.

Counties Manukau residents get a chance at seeing TEDxManukau at a discounted price.

It's do or die for Pakuranga

Premier Head Coach Pita Alatini is confident his side will play finals rugby this year.

Back-to-back losses mean Pakuranga will need a win in club rugby's premier competition this weekend if they are to play finals football.

More marchers wanted

The Major Effort marchers - coach Lois Peter, left, Gabrielle Moffat, leader Chris Wilson, Bev Jennings and Sandra ...

A "no stress" ladies' marching team is seeking new members.

Creative roles filled at Macleans gallery

Macleans College's new head of drama and dance Dr Jane Luton and new head of music performance Steve Miles.

 The creative juices are flowing at Macleans College with the appointment of two new heads of department.

Arts visit ends in theft

Artists Stuart Middleton, Naomi Pearce and Richard Sides of The Woodmill Collective had equipment stolen while on a ...

Vital equipment used by London-based art collective visiting East Auckland has been stolen.

Tech whizz graduates at 19 gallery

Benjamin Denham, from Half Moon Bay, was just 16 years old when he started his degree at Manukau Institute of Technology ...

At 19-years-old Benjamin Denham has already completed a degree, designed an app and led courses on software development.

Stars come out for football

The All Stars football match will help promote Ben Sigmund's autobiography, Fully Committed.

The footballing stars of today and yesteryear will dust off their boots to take part in an All Stars football match.

What's On: D-Day open day at Ardmore

The Royal New Zealand Air Force's new trainer, the T6C Texan II, will be on display at the open day.

D-Day to be celebrated at Warbirds' open day.

What's On: Students find their Rhythmz

Matariki Rhythmz coincides with the month of Matariki Rising and is part of the Auckland Matariki Festival.

Students are invited to share their cultural identity through free music and dance workshops.

Children respond to Theraplay

Stand team leaders Caitlin Nanley and Jen Collins are fronting a ground breaking program for East Auckland youth.

Children are beginning to participate more in Stand Children's Services' new programme.

Nurse aims for record 1000 smears

Dannemora nurse Susheela Chandra aims to do 1000 cervical smears in a year.

She's at 961, but Susheela is aiming to have done 1000 cervical smears in year by next month.

Willowbank embraces charter gallery

Willowbank School principal Deidre Alderson and beginning teachers during the signing of the Beginning Teacher Charter.

Willowbank School is East Auckland's first school to sign up to the Beginning Teacher Charter.

Udy calls it a day

Transport has long been a passion for Steve Udy, pictured here in 2011 on Highbrook Drive, east Auckland.

"There is too much ego and I don't feel this board has been particularly fair to the people of late," says Steve Udy ahead of quitting local politics.

Next steps for east Auckland busway

A projected image of the South Eastern Busway along Ti Rakau Dr towards Botany.

Designing of the next stages of the transport project AMETI in east Auckland gets underway.

Careless driving killed Dutch tourist

Carl Brown was sentenced on Thursday for careless driving causing the death of Margaret De Vries.

Driver gets a fine and community work for killing a "family matriarch".

Dog access divides Local Board

Changes may be on the horizon for dog owners.

A recommendation to change the current dog beach access laws wasn't agreed by the entire Howick Local Board.

Gardens share their secrets video

Auckland Botanic Gardens visitor services manager Micheline Newton is welcoming one and all to a world-first open day.

The Auckland Botanic Gardens will join 72 other gardens across Australasia in opening their doors for a mass open day.

Support needed for chronic fatigue sufferers

ME/CFS East Auckland Support Group Co-ordinator Wendy Matthews and Auckland Field Worker Bronwyn-Leigh McInroy.

ME/CFS Support Auckland seeks more support for sufferers and pushes for a greater understanding of the illness.

New pier underway

Howick Local Board chairman David Collings, Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Auckland Mayor Len Brown at the ground ...

The new Half Moon Bay ferry terminal is due to open to passengers by the end of the year.

Scooter comp zooms into town

BSG Events participant Bill Axon leaps over an obstacle wall jump. The Scooter Duathlon will include obstacle courses as ...

Manukau's first scooter duathlon is set to hit Barry Curtis Park in June.

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